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“Nénuphars”

 (Waterlilies) 18 x 10 cm. 


Originale etching by Augustin Feyen-Perrin (Bey-sur-Seille 1826 – paris 1888) used as  illustration accompanying the poem by Armand Sylvestre (1837-1901) in the 1869 series “Sonnets et Eaux-fortes”.  He added his mothers name -Perrin to distinguish from his already famous painting brother Jacques -Eugène Feyen (1815-1905).

A collection of French poems illustrated with etchings chosen  by  critic
Philippe Burty (1830-1890) and published by  Alphonse Lemerre à Paris  in 1869.

Printed by Paris “Imprimerie Salmon”.   

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 The British Museum holds a nice collection of etchings by this painter-etcher. 

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